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'Father of the American Industrial Revolution'
inventor of the mechanical reaper
inventor of the cotton gin
inventor of the steamboat
inventor of the single-wire telegraph; co-inventor of Morse Code
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company
American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education and kindergarten
flourish of travel within America by way of roads, rivers, and sea
parts that ciould be interchanged; made life easier and more simple
drastic change in the manual labor system originating in the South
discrimination against foreigners
value system among the upper and middle classes
created the first generation of American mental asylums
a French political thinker and historian best known for his Democracy in America
known as the 'father of American music'
an American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat.
an American Baptist preacher who is credited with the start of Adventism
known for his short stories 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'
recognized as an important medical reformer.
an American Quaker, abolitionist, a women's rights activist, and a social reformer.
his most famous works is the Romantic novel The Last of the Mohicans
the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States
credited by educational historians as the 'Father of the Common School Movement'.
was a lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English spelling reformer
often credited with initiating the first organized women's rights and women's suffrage movement
was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story; inventor of the detective fiction genre.
co-founder of the first Women's Temperance Movement with Elizabeth Cady Stanton as President.
were 19th-century Southern American Quakers, educators and writers; early advocates of abolitionism and women's rights.
led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.
was an American novelist and short story writer; related to Judge Hathorne of the Salem witch trials.
best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and contributed to environmentalism.
was an American Methodist revivalist and politician in Illinois.
best known for his novel Moby-Dick. His first three books gained much contemporary attention
was a leader in the Second Great Awakening. He has been called The Father of Modern Revivalism.
best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, one of the nation's first and most widely used series of textbooks.
an American religious leader and the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, the predominant branch of which is Mormonism.
worked in several schools and founded the first school for women’s higher education
A humanist, he was a part of the transition between transcendentalism and realism, incorporating both views in his works.
the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets.
an American novelist best known as author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.
the first full-time American female book reviewer in journalism.
best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seven-volume France and England in North America.
was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States; polygamist.
remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the circus that became the Ringling Bros.
is a Christian theological movement, named for its understanding of God as one person
a Protestant revival movement during the early 19th century in the United States.
an early and influential women's rights convention, the first to be held in the west.
a document signed in 1848 by 68 women and 32 men and 100 out of some 300 attendees at the first women's rights convention.
is a philosophical movement that developed in the 1830s and 1840s in the Eastern region of the United States as a protest to the general state of culture and society.
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